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*
Amy Bennett
cover art

"Escape," oil on panel, 2008
(courtesy of Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA)

www.amybennett.com
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Seth Pennington
cover design

Beloit Poetry Journal

Vol. 70 No. 1

, guest editor

translated by 
Michael Bazzett
*
Michael Bazzett
translated by 
Michael Bazzett

Our Bodies

Our Bodies

Our Bodies

Our Bodies

Our Bodies

Our Bodies

translated by 
Michael Bazzett
*
Michael Bazzett
translated by 
Michael Bazzett

Tell Me Again

Tell Me Again

Tell Me Again

Tell Me Again

Tell Me Again

Tell Me Again

translated by 
Claire Wahmanholm
*
Claire Wahmanholm
translated by 
Claire Wahmanholm

Glacier 1

Glacier 1

Glacier 1

Glacier 1

Glacier 1

Glacier 1

translated by 
Matthew Buckley Smith
*
Matthew Buckley Smith
translated by 
Matthew Buckley Smith

Poem Without Metaphors

Poem Without Metaphors

Poem Without Metaphors

Poem Without Metaphors

Poem Without Metaphors

Poem Without Metaphors

translated by 
Lolita Stewart-White
*
Lolita Stewart-White
translated by 
Lolita Stewart-White

After the diagnosis

After the diagnosis

After the diagnosis

After the diagnosis

After the diagnosis

After the diagnosis

translated by 
Lolita Stewart-White
*
Lolita Stewart-White
translated by 
Lolita Stewart-White

Burnt-Orange Mountain

Burnt-Orange Mountain

Burnt-Orange Mountain

Burnt-Orange Mountain

Burnt-Orange Mountain

Burnt-Orange Mountain

translated by 
Lolita Stewart-White
*
Lolita Stewart-White
translated by 
Lolita Stewart-White

Q & A

Q & A

Q & A

Q & A

Q & A

Q & A

translated by 
Lolita Stewart-White
*
Lolita Stewart-White
translated by 
Lolita Stewart-White

Patient 101

Patient 101

Patient 101

Patient 101

Patient 101

Patient 101

translated by 
Lolita Stewart-White
*
Lolita Stewart-White
translated by 
Lolita Stewart-White

fragment

fragment

fragment

fragment

fragment

fragment

translated by 
Erica Bodwell
*
Erica Bodwell
translated by 
Erica Bodwell

Flake

Flake

Flake

Flake

Flake

Flake

translated by 
Mark Neely
*
Mark Neely
translated by 
Mark Neely

Super Blood Moon Eclipsing

Super Blood Moon Eclipsing

Super Blood Moon Eclipsing

Super Blood Moon Eclipsing

Super Blood Moon Eclipsing

Super Blood Moon Eclipsing

translated by 
Hedgie Choi
*
Hedgie Choi
translated by 
Hedgie Choi

You Are a Little Red Bike

You Are a Little Red Bike

You Are a Little Red Bike

You Are a Little Red Bike

You Are a Little Red Bike

You Are a Little Red Bike

translated by 
Eleanor Stanford
*
Eleanor Stanford
translated by 
Eleanor Stanford

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

translated by 
Eleanor Stanford
*
Eleanor Stanford
translated by 
Eleanor Stanford

Husbands and Wives

Husbands and Wives

Husbands and Wives

Husbands and Wives

Husbands and Wives

Husbands and Wives

translated by 
Eleanor Stanford
*
Eleanor Stanford
translated by 
Eleanor Stanford

existence adds nothing to objecthood

existence adds nothing to objecthood

existence adds nothing to objecthood

existence adds nothing to objecthood

existence adds nothing to objecthood

existence adds nothing to objecthood

translated by 
Dawn Potter
*
Dawn Potter
translated by 
Dawn Potter

One Week in Summer

One Week in Summer

One Week in Summer

One Week in Summer

One Week in Summer

One Week in Summer

translated by 
Tova Benjamin
*
Tova Benjamin
translated by 
Tova Benjamin

From My Great-Grandfather Yoyl Solski on Politics

From My Great-Grandfather Yoyl Solski on Politics

From My Great-Grandfather Yoyl Solski on Politics

From My Great-Grandfather Yoyl Solski on Politics

From My Great-Grandfather Yoyl Solski on Politics

From My Great-Grandfather Yoyl Solski on Politics

translated by 
Lauren Yates
*
Lauren Yates
translated by 
Lauren Yates

Traitor

Traitor

Traitor

Traitor

Traitor

Traitor

translated by 
Anna V. Q. Ross
*
Anna V. Q. Ross
translated by 
Anna V. Q. Ross

THE ALGORITHM THINKS I NEED A GIRDLE

THE ALGORITHM THINKS I NEED A GIRDLE

THE ALGORITHM THINKS I NEED A GIRDLE

THE ALGORITHM THINKS I NEED A GIRDLE

THE ALGORITHM THINKS I NEED A GIRDLE

THE ALGORITHM THINKS I NEED A GIRDLE

translated by 
Lauren Shapiro
*
Lauren Shapiro
translated by 
Lauren Shapiro

Getting Older

Getting Older

Getting Older

Getting Older

Getting Older

Getting Older

translated by 
Lauren Shapiro
*
Lauren Shapiro
translated by 
Lauren Shapiro

Temporal

Temporal

Temporal

Temporal

Temporal

Temporal

translated by 
Adam Tavel
*
Adam Tavel
translated by 
Adam Tavel

Word Problem

Word Problem

Word Problem

Word Problem

Word Problem

Word Problem

translated by 
David Winter
*
David Winter
translated by 
David Winter

W. W. II German S.S. Lebensborn Stickpin, $30.00

W. W. II German S.S. Lebensborn Stickpin, $30.00

W. W. II German S.S. Lebensborn Stickpin, $30.00

W. W. II German S.S. Lebensborn Stickpin, $30.00

W. W. II German S.S. Lebensborn Stickpin, $30.00

W. W. II German S.S. Lebensborn Stickpin, $30.00

translated by 
David Winter
*
David Winter
translated by 
David Winter

W. W. II S.S. Wiking Division Badge, $55.00

W. W. II S.S. Wiking Division Badge, $55.00

W. W. II S.S. Wiking Division Badge, $55.00

W. W. II S.S. Wiking Division Badge, $55.00

W. W. II S.S. Wiking Division Badge, $55.00

W. W. II S.S. Wiking Division Badge, $55.00

translated by 
Caleb Curtiss
*
Caleb Curtiss
translated by 
Caleb Curtiss

Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat

translated by 
Lisa Beech Hartz
*
Lisa Beech Hartz
translated by 
Lisa Beech Hartz

Noon, Lee Krasner, 1947

Noon, Lee Krasner, 1947

Noon, Lee Krasner, 1947

Noon, Lee Krasner, 1947

Noon, Lee Krasner, 1947

Noon, Lee Krasner, 1947

translated by 
Lisa Beech Hartz
*
Lisa Beech Hartz
translated by 
Lisa Beech Hartz

Number 15, Jackson Pollock, 1948

Number 15, Jackson Pollock, 1948

Number 15, Jackson Pollock, 1948

Number 15, Jackson Pollock, 1948

Number 15, Jackson Pollock, 1948

Number 15, Jackson Pollock, 1948

*
Corinna McClanahan Schroeder

Letter Found on the Body

Letter Found on the Body

Letter Found on the Body

Letter Found on the Body

Letter Found on the Body

Letter Found on the Body

translated by 
Carol Ann Davis
*
Carol Ann Davis
translated by 
Carol Ann Davis

You could into this shiny place/la sagrada familia

You could into this shiny place/la sagrada familia

You could into this shiny place/la sagrada familia

You could into this shiny place/la sagrada familia

You could into this shiny place/la sagrada familia

You could into this shiny place/la sagrada familia

translated by 
Carol Ann Davis
*
Carol Ann Davis
translated by 
Carol Ann Davis

The wovenness

The wovenness

The wovenness

The wovenness

The wovenness

The wovenness

translated by 
Aaron Caycedo-Kimura
*
Aaron Caycedo-Kimura
translated by 
Aaron Caycedo-Kimura

The Fern

The Fern

The Fern

The Fern

The Fern

The Fern

translated by 
Athena Kildegaard
*
Athena Kildegaard
translated by 
Athena Kildegaard

Room in the Bag of Stars

Room in the Bag of Stars

Room in the Bag of Stars

Room in the Bag of Stars

Room in the Bag of Stars

Room in the Bag of Stars

translated by 
Lauren Camp
*
Lauren Camp
translated by 
Lauren Camp

It is not easy to live in many

It is not easy to live in many

It is not easy to live in many

It is not easy to live in many

It is not easy to live in many

It is not easy to live in many

translated by 
Jefferson Navicky
*
Jefferson Navicky
translated by 
Jefferson Navicky

Father Sounds

Father Sounds

Father Sounds

Father Sounds

Father Sounds

Father Sounds

translated by 
Jefferson Navicky
*
Jefferson Navicky
translated by 
Jefferson Navicky

Condition of the Air

Condition of the Air

Condition of the Air

Condition of the Air

Condition of the Air

Condition of the Air

translated by 
Susanna Brougham
*
Susanna Brougham
translated by 
Susanna Brougham

Translation

Translation

Translation

Translation

Translation

Translation

translated by 
Susanna Brougham
*
Susanna Brougham
translated by 
Susanna Brougham

Sorrow Flowering

Sorrow Flowering

Sorrow Flowering

Sorrow Flowering

Sorrow Flowering

Sorrow Flowering

translated by 
Elaine Mintzer
*
Elaine Mintzer
translated by 
Elaine Mintzer

Bridge Night, 1962

Bridge Night, 1962

Bridge Night, 1962

Bridge Night, 1962

Bridge Night, 1962

Bridge Night, 1962

translated by 
Lisa Furmanski
*
Lisa Furmanski
translated by 
Lisa Furmanski

wilderness I

wilderness I

wilderness I

wilderness I

wilderness I

wilderness I

translated by 
Linnea Nelson
*
Linnea Nelson
translated by 
Linnea Nelson

The Highest Form of Consent

The Highest Form of Consent

The Highest Form of Consent

The Highest Form of Consent

The Highest Form of Consent

The Highest Form of Consent

translated by 
Jeffrey Schwaner
*
Jeffrey Schwaner
translated by 
Jeffrey Schwaner

The human soul

The human soul

The human soul

The human soul

The human soul

The human soul

translated by 
Jenn Givhan
*
Jenn Givhan
translated by 
Jenn Givhan

The Decision

The Decision

The Decision

The Decision

The Decision

The Decision

translated by 
Jenn Givhan
*
Jenn Givhan
translated by 
Jenn Givhan

Shooting Fish in a Barrel

Shooting Fish in a Barrel

Shooting Fish in a Barrel

Shooting Fish in a Barrel

Shooting Fish in a Barrel

Shooting Fish in a Barrel

translated by 
Dawn Potter
*
Dawn Potter
translated by 
Dawn Potter

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Bearing Ourselves

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Bearing Ourselves

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Bearing Ourselves

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Bearing Ourselves

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Bearing Ourselves

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Bearing Ourselves

by 
Dawn Potter

Denise Bergman, Three Hands None

Stacy R. Nigliazzo, Sky the Oar

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

Beloit Poetry Journal

Vol. 70 No. 1

, guest editor

translated by 
Michael Bazzett
*
Michael Bazzett

Our Bodies

Our Bodies

Our Bodies

by 
Michael Bazzett
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Michael Bazzett
*
Michael Bazzett

Tell Me Again

Tell Me Again

Tell Me Again

by 
Michael Bazzett
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Claire Wahmanholm
*
Claire Wahmanholm

Glacier 1

Glacier 1

Glacier 1

by 
Claire Wahmanholm
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Matthew Buckley Smith
*
Matthew Buckley Smith

Poem Without Metaphors

Poem Without Metaphors

Poem Without Metaphors

by 
Matthew Buckley Smith
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Lolita Stewart-White
*
Lolita Stewart-White

After the diagnosis

After the diagnosis

After the diagnosis

by 
Lolita Stewart-White
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Lolita Stewart-White
*
Lolita Stewart-White

Burnt-Orange Mountain

Burnt-Orange Mountain

Burnt-Orange Mountain

by 
Lolita Stewart-White
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Lolita Stewart-White
*
Lolita Stewart-White

Q & A

Q & A

Q & A

by 
Lolita Stewart-White
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Lolita Stewart-White
*
Lolita Stewart-White

Patient 101

Patient 101

Patient 101

by 
Lolita Stewart-White
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Lolita Stewart-White
*
Lolita Stewart-White

fragment

fragment

fragment

by 
Lolita Stewart-White
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Erica Bodwell
*
Erica Bodwell

Flake

Flake

Flake

by 
Erica Bodwell
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Mark Neely
*
Mark Neely

Super Blood Moon Eclipsing

Super Blood Moon Eclipsing

Super Blood Moon Eclipsing

by 
Mark Neely
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Hedgie Choi
*
Hedgie Choi

You Are a Little Red Bike

You Are a Little Red Bike

You Are a Little Red Bike

by 
Hedgie Choi
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Eleanor Stanford
*
Eleanor Stanford

Artifacts

Artifacts

Artifacts

by 
Eleanor Stanford
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Eleanor Stanford
*
Eleanor Stanford

Husbands and Wives

Husbands and Wives

Husbands and Wives

by 
Eleanor Stanford
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Eleanor Stanford
*
Eleanor Stanford

existence adds nothing to objecthood

existence adds nothing to objecthood

existence adds nothing to objecthood

by 
Eleanor Stanford
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Dawn Potter
*
Dawn Potter

One Week in Summer

One Week in Summer

One Week in Summer

by 
Dawn Potter
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Tova Benjamin
*
Tova Benjamin

From My Great-Grandfather Yoyl Solski on Politics

From My Great-Grandfather Yoyl Solski on Politics

From My Great-Grandfather Yoyl Solski on Politics

by 
Tova Benjamin
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Lauren Yates
*
Lauren Yates

Traitor

Traitor

Traitor

by 
Lauren Yates
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Anna V. Q. Ross
*
Anna V. Q. Ross

THE ALGORITHM THINKS I NEED A GIRDLE

THE ALGORITHM THINKS I NEED A GIRDLE

THE ALGORITHM THINKS I NEED A GIRDLE

by 
Anna V. Q. Ross
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Lauren Shapiro
*
Lauren Shapiro

Getting Older

Getting Older

Getting Older

by 
Lauren Shapiro
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Lauren Shapiro
*
Lauren Shapiro

Temporal

Temporal

Temporal

by 
Lauren Shapiro
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Adam Tavel
*
Adam Tavel

Word Problem

Word Problem

Word Problem

by 
Adam Tavel
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
David Winter
*
David Winter

W. W. II German S.S. Lebensborn Stickpin, $30.00

W. W. II German S.S. Lebensborn Stickpin, $30.00

W. W. II German S.S. Lebensborn Stickpin, $30.00

by 
David Winter
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
David Winter
*
David Winter

W. W. II S.S. Wiking Division Badge, $55.00

W. W. II S.S. Wiking Division Badge, $55.00

W. W. II S.S. Wiking Division Badge, $55.00

by 
David Winter
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Caleb Curtiss
*
Caleb Curtiss

Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat

Mortal Kombat

by 
Caleb Curtiss
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Lisa Beech Hartz
*
Lisa Beech Hartz

Noon, Lee Krasner, 1947

Noon, Lee Krasner, 1947

Noon, Lee Krasner, 1947

by 
Lisa Beech Hartz
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Lisa Beech Hartz
*
Lisa Beech Hartz

Number 15, Jackson Pollock, 1948

Number 15, Jackson Pollock, 1948

Number 15, Jackson Pollock, 1948

by 
Lisa Beech Hartz
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
*
Corinna McClanahan Schroeder

Letter Found on the Body

Letter Found on the Body

Letter Found on the Body

by 
Corinna McClanahan Schroeder
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Carol Ann Davis
*
Carol Ann Davis

You could into this shiny place/la sagrada familia

You could into this shiny place/la sagrada familia

You could into this shiny place/la sagrada familia

by 
Carol Ann Davis
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Carol Ann Davis
*
Carol Ann Davis

The wovenness

The wovenness

The wovenness

by 
Carol Ann Davis
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Aaron Caycedo-Kimura
*
Aaron Caycedo-Kimura

The Fern

The Fern

The Fern

by 
Aaron Caycedo-Kimura
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Athena Kildegaard
*
Athena Kildegaard

Room in the Bag of Stars

Room in the Bag of Stars

Room in the Bag of Stars

by 
Athena Kildegaard
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Lauren Camp
*
Lauren Camp

It is not easy to live in many

It is not easy to live in many

It is not easy to live in many

by 
Lauren Camp
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Jefferson Navicky
*
Jefferson Navicky

Father Sounds

Father Sounds

Father Sounds

by 
Jefferson Navicky
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Jefferson Navicky
*
Jefferson Navicky

Condition of the Air

Condition of the Air

Condition of the Air

by 
Jefferson Navicky
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Susanna Brougham
*
Susanna Brougham

Translation

Translation

Translation

by 
Susanna Brougham
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Susanna Brougham
*
Susanna Brougham

Sorrow Flowering

Sorrow Flowering

Sorrow Flowering

by 
Susanna Brougham
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Elaine Mintzer
*
Elaine Mintzer

Bridge Night, 1962

Bridge Night, 1962

Bridge Night, 1962

by 
Elaine Mintzer
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Lisa Furmanski
*
Lisa Furmanski

wilderness I

wilderness I

wilderness I

by 
Lisa Furmanski
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Linnea Nelson
*
Linnea Nelson

The Highest Form of Consent

The Highest Form of Consent

The Highest Form of Consent

by 
Linnea Nelson
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Jeffrey Schwaner
*
Jeffrey Schwaner

The human soul

The human soul

The human soul

by 
Jeffrey Schwaner
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Jenn Givhan
*
Jenn Givhan

The Decision

The Decision

The Decision

by 
Jenn Givhan
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Jenn Givhan
*
Jenn Givhan

Shooting Fish in a Barrel

Shooting Fish in a Barrel

Shooting Fish in a Barrel

by 
Jenn Givhan
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 
translated by 
Dawn Potter
*
Dawn Potter

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Bearing Ourselves

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Bearing Ourselves

BOOKS IN BRIEF: Bearing Ourselves

by 
Dawn Potter
,
 
 and 
,
 
 and 
, and 

Denise Bergman, Three Hands None

Stacy R. Nigliazzo, Sky the Oar

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

Beloit Poetry Journal

Vol. 70 No. 1

, guest editor

Including contributions from:

Michael Bazzett
Michael Bazzett
Tova Benjamin
Tova Benjamin
Erica Bodwell
Erica Bodwell
Susanna Brougham
Susanna Brougham
Lauren Camp
Lauren Camp
Aaron Caycedo-Kimura
Aaron Caycedo-Kimura
Hedgie Choi
Hedgie Choi
Caleb Curtiss
Caleb Curtiss
Carol Ann Davis
Carol Ann Davis
Lisa Furmanski
Lisa Furmanski
Jenn Givhan
Jenn Givhan
Lisa Beech Hartz
Lisa Beech Hartz
Athena Kildegaard
Athena Kildegaard
Elaine Mintzer
Elaine Mintzer
Jefferson Navicky
Jefferson Navicky
Mark Neely
Mark Neely
Linnea Nelson
Linnea Nelson
Dawn Potter
Dawn Potter
Anna V. Q. Ross
Anna V. Q. Ross
Corinna McClanahan Schroeder
Corinna McClanahan Schroeder
Jeffrey Schwaner
Jeffrey Schwaner
Lauren Shapiro
Lauren Shapiro
Matthew Buckley Smith
Matthew Buckley Smith
Eleanor Stanford
Eleanor Stanford
Lolita Stewart-White
Lolita Stewart-White
Adam Tavel
Adam Tavel
Claire Wahmanholm
Claire Wahmanholm
David Winter
David Winter
Lauren Yates
Lauren Yates
Seth Pennington
Seth Pennington
Amy Bennett
Amy Bennett
Denise Bergman
Denise Bergman
Stacy Nigliazzo
Stacy Nigliazzo

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON

FULL TABLE OF CONTENTS
COMING SOON